Work with BookTrust

BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. Each year we reach 3.4 million children across the UK with books, resources and support to help develop a love of reading - because we know that reading can transform lives.

Our programmes and campaigns are delivered via health, library, schools, early years and outreach partners.


Project Manager, BookTrust Represents

BookTrust, Battersea
Permanent contract
Salary c. £35,000 depending on experience

We are looking for someone to project manage BookTrust Represents, BookTrust's Arts Council funded project to support and promote children's authors and illustrators of colour, with the aim of increasing the number of books written or illustrated by authors and illustrators of colour from 5.6% to 10%.

The successful candidate will support, encourage and recruit authors and illustrators of colour, will project manage every aspect of school visits by authors and illustrators across the country, will lead on developing a training and mentoring programme and work with a wide range of publishers, arts agencies and other organisations to maximise opportunities for authors and illustrators of colour to have a sustainable career as creators of children's books.

Download the full JD

To apply, submit your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@booktrust.org.uk 

Please address the following in your covering letter: How would you encourage and support aspiring creatives of colour?.

Please also complete our equality monitoring form

Closing date: Monday, 8th July at 09:00
Interview: Week commencing 15th July 2019


Head of Programme Design and Innovation 

BookTrust, Battersea
Permanent contract
Salary c. £60-65k commensurate with experience

This is a brilliant time to join BookTrust and you'll really help shape this new role. It's been created to revitalise and develop our programmes to enable us to reach more children, particularly those who are disadvantaged, and engage them in the experience and benefits of reading.

This is a role which offers huge scope and potential. It provides an opportunity to work with our newly appointed Director of Programmes and Partnerships to re-evaluate our programme portfolio and seek new opportunities for development, drive innovation, pilot new ideas, and ultimately extend and deepen the impact of our work.

To apply, visit www.peridotpartners.co.uk/jobs/booktrust/.

Closing date: Monday, 15th July at 09:00


Senior Programme Developer

BookTrust, Battersea
Permanent contract
Salary c. £38-46k commensurate with experience

We are looking for someone to lead the design and development of reading initiatives and management of development projects. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary and specialist teams and external partners. They must be knowledgeable of design and innovation processes, frameworks, tools and methodologies and seek out evolving ways to add value to what we do.

Download the full JD

To apply, submit your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@booktrust.org.uk - please include an example of where you have developed an idea and implemented it in practice.

Please also complete our equality monitoring form

Closing date: Monday, 1st July at 09:00
Interview: Week commencing 8th July 2019


BookTrust is an equal opportunities employer

We aim to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, colour, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability and that all appointments are made solely on the basis of merit.

In order that our equality policy is effective we carry out regular monitoring of job applicants, and we would therefore ask you to complete the equality monitoring form.This information will be kept centrally within our secure HR department, completely separate from your recruitment application form and will be used for the sole purpose of compiling statistical information. The information will be separated from the application form and will not be given to the selection panel. The completed monitoring form will be destroyed once the information given in it has been collated.

BookTrust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Charity no. 313343.
No contact from agencies, please.

You might also like

Bookfinder

Find your next book

Use the Bookfinder to find the perfect book for you, your family and friends.

Impact and Research

Find out more

BookTrust supports children and families to experience the joy of reading and its associated benefits. Find out more about the impact of our programmes and activities.

Twitter

Follow us on Twitter